WMU students again fare well among Adcraft scholars
Feb. 25, 2002
KALAMAZOO -- Three advertising and promotion majors from Western Michigan University's Haworth College of Business are among only seven students statewide to win 2002-03 scholarships from the Adcraft Club of Detroit's Adcraft Foundation.
The foundation annually awards cash grants to advertising and marketing students from Michigan universities. Students are nominated by faculty members and must submit an application and transcript, along with an essay demonstrating their knowledge and understanding of the advertising business. Winners will be honored at a reception and luncheon in Detroit in March.
Rachel C. Bailey of Wyoming, Mich., received a $3,300 scholarship. A junior majoring in advertising and promotion, she is the daughter of Robert and Bobbi Bailey. She is a member of WMU's Lee Honors College and a 1999 graduate of Wyoming Park High School. Bailey currently works as an office assistant in WMU's Institute for Science Education and has completed internships with Old Kent Mortgage Company and Spectrum Health.
Kathleen Anne Brogowicz of Portage, Mich., received a scholarship for $8,000. A senior majoring in advertising and promotion, she is the daughter of Patricia and Dr. Andrew Brogowicz, who is chairperson of WMU's Department of Marketing. She is a 1998 graduate of Portage Northern High School and has completed advertising and marketing internships at Biggs-Gilmore Communications and the Kalamazoo Civic Theatre.
Holly A. Sharp of Wyoming, Mich., received a $1,500 scholarship. A junior majoring in advertising and promotion, she is the daughter of Mark Sharp and Vicki Briggs. She is a member of WMU's Lee Honors College and a 1999 graduate of Wyoming Park High School. Sharp currently serves as a student brand manager for Red Bull Energy Drink and has completed promotion and broadcast internships at Cumulus Broadcasting, Clear Channel Radio and Val-Pak Advertising.
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